Dr. Marc McAneny

Marc McAneny studied music composition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he was awarded the Theodore Presser Scholarship and at Northwestern University, where his composition Summation won the Northwestern Philharmonia Orchestral Competition in 1996. His composition teachers include Marta Ptaszynska and Jay Alan Yim. He has taught undergraduate- and graduate-level music for nearly 30 years, including at the Peabody Conservatory, Brandeis University, and the Boston Conservatory, where he designed and taught the two-year sequence on Instrumentation and Orchestration. High school-aged composers have studied with Marc at the Boston Conservatory High School Composition Summer Intensive as well as at the National High School Music Institute, where he was the composition program coordinator and teacher. Marc’s score analysis courses have focused on the works of Henri Dutilleux, Sergei Prokofiev, and Danish composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. He is currently a resident of Baltimore, MD and is in his first year teaching at UMBC.